Julia Volkova and Lena Katina of tATu perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Richard Heathcote / Getty ImagesLink
Bode Miller of Team USA in action during the second training session of the Men's Downhill race at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Justin Lane / EPALink
Bobby Brown of Team USA trains during a Ski Slopestyle official training session ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in Sochi, Russia.
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Jay Leno, right, chats with comic Billy Crystal during a commercial break in Leno's final appearance as host of "The Tonight Show." Once Crystal hit the stage, he effectively drove the program.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles TimesLink
Wayne Elzy, 37, keeps dry while advertising a nearby Liberty tax office in South L.A. Weekend storms are expected to miss the region.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles TimesLink
A pile of snow is seen spray painted along a residential street in Bowling Green, Ohio. Parts of Ohio have seen record amounts of snow this winter.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: J.D. Pooley / Sentinel-TribuneLink
Fans have fun during the New Zealand rugby Sevens in Wellington.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marty Melville / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A TV cameraman is hit by an unknown explosive device during protests against the rise in the price of transportation in Rio de Janeiro. The cameraman was hospitalized in serious condition.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Agencia Globo / EPALink
Chadian nationals and others from other Muslim countries shelter under a derelict aircraft at the Bangui air force base awaiting their evacuation to Chad. Fighting in the capital of strife-torn Central African Republic has killed at least 30 people over the past three days, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Friday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Issouf Sanogo / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
People stand near a shop in a flooded street in downtown Morlaix, western France.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fred Tanneau / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An employee walks through fresh tuna during an auction at Kiikatuura fresh tuna market in Nachikatsuura, Japan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Buddhika Weerasinghe / Getty ImagesLink
Tuberculosis patient Ramzan, 18, shows his X-ray at his house in Kotawa village, Varanasi, India. India has the highest incidence of TB in the world, according to the World Health Organization's Global Tuberculosis Report 2013, with as many as 2.4 million cases.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated PressLink
Female Sumatra orangutan Matra holds her newborn at the Hellabrunn zoo in Munich. The baby was born on Jan. 31 and is yet unnamed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sven Hoppe / Associated PressLink
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